Cops putting technology to good use - Montague

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Minister of National Security Robert Montague has credited the use of geospatial data in improving the technological capabilities of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) as it seeks to predict and prevent criminal activity.According to Montague, the…

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Inner-city youth being empowered through debating

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Charity organisation Dabate Mate Jamaica has employed a number of university students to go into schools in impoverished communities across the island to teach students important life skills through debating.Director of Debate Mate Jamaica, Jessica…

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Ammunition found in chicken coop

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The Denham Town police seized one hundred and twenty 5.56 cartridges on Oxford Street, Kingston, last Wednesday.Reports are that at about 6:10 p.m., a team conducting operations in the area searched a premises and the ammunition was found in a…

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Escapee on rape charge recaptured

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The Linstead police recaptured a second prison escapee yesterday.He is 22-year-old Daniel James of Troja, St Catherine, who was charged with rape. He was recaptured in Banbury district, St Catherine, at about 7:30 a.m.James, along with five others,…

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From investments to hotels - Rohan Miller expected to supersize resort revenues under secondment

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Avia CollinderBusiness ReporterRohan Miller, the chief executive officer of Sagicor Investments Jamaica Limited and Sagicor Real Estate X Fund Limited and…

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Noel Whyte: Honoured for selfless service

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Noel O. Whyte is a registered professional engineer who has practised engineering in Jamaica and the Caribbean region for more than 40 years. For 34 years, he has been principal/managing director of the consulting engineering firm, N.O. Whyte…

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Earl Moore: Dedicated to excellence

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Earl Moore has provided outstanding leadership in the Jamaican financial services sector for more than 20 years including being president and CEO o Guardian Life Ltd.; vice-president of marketing and sales at Guardian Life Ltd.; vice-president of…

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Support to victims is critical to end gender-based violence - Grange

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The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange said that providing support to victims is critical in the strategy to end gender violence.Speaking at the opening ceremony for the newly renovated and expanded Woman Inc Shelter…

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Scotiabank donates millions to Hurricane Irma victims

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Scotiabank is donating US$500,000 (J$65,000,000) to charitable organisations assisting with the rescue and relief efforts in the many Caribbean countries impacted by Hurricane Irma.The Canadian Red Cross will receive US$250,000 of Scotiabank’s…

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JWN stalwarts to receive national awards

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J. Wray and Nephew Limited’s chairman, Clement ‘Jimmy’ Lawrence and master blender, Joy Spence, are humbled to be listed among those slated for national awards this year.Lawrence, who will receive the Order of Distinction, Commander Class (CD), for…

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